Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Delta Beta Omega Chapter Hosts Endowment Fundraiser

Submitted by Connie Drake Wilson The Delta Beta Omega (DBO) Educational Advancement Foundation Committee hosted a wine and cheese fundraiser on Sunday, May 22 benefitting the Grace Strauther Endowment Fund. The fund has been established; however, in order to award scholarships,...

Alpha Kappa Alpha Awards Scholarships to 11 Young Women in Arizona

Submitted by Crystal Lewis Brown The Phoenix AKARAMA Foundation and Delta Beta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., presented $22,500 in scholarships during a luncheon on May 21 at the Arizona Grand Resort in Phoenix. The 10 scholarship recipients were graduating...

Five Things to Discuss with Your Significant Other Before Purchasing a Home

By Cynthia Roberts, Diverse Segments Manager, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage In a relationship, you count on your significant other to be there with you through the good and the bad. They are your best friend, your confident and your closest ally. And you count on being able to have...

Sweeping the Story Under the Rug Hurts the Desert Vista Girls the Most

By now, we’ve all heard about what happened at Desert Vista High School in the Phoenix suburb of Ahwatukee (if you haven’t heard, click here). Many people were outraged, some defended the stunt as a dumb prank, some even called it “Freedom of Speech.” Many...

Community Leader Says Desert Vista Incident Is “A Teachable Moment” for Everyone

Editor’s Note: You must have been living under a rock if you have not yet heard about the six girls at Desert Vista High School in Phoenix who posed for a photograph on their Senior Day in January with the word N-I-*-*-E-R spelled out on their shirts. Needless to say, the...

Phoenix Resident Co-Authors Perforated Fiber – The True Story of Hope and Perserverance

Perforated Fiber is the autobiographical story of two brothers who describe their life of desperation, poverty, dysfunction, drug abuse, alcoholism and murder within their family, as they lived in the ghettos and semi-rural areas of Connecticut and Massachusetts in the late 1970s...

Jubeelieve Indoor Playland in Avondale – Fun for Younger Children

Looking for a COOL indoor place for your younger children to play during these HOT Arizona summers? Jubeelieve Indoor Playland in Avondale is the perfect location for tiny tots to run, jump, slide, and just be the adorably playful kids they are. Jubeelieve Indoor Playland is...

Dream Becomes Reality: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard Now Runs through Phoenix

Submitted by Tremaine Jasper Owner/Managing Editor, PhxSoul.com In a time when the ugliness of racism and police brutality dominates the headlines, the January 15 ceremonial dedication of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in South Phoenix was a beautiful reminder that people...